Tuesday, 30 September 2014

First Ebola case reported in the US.

The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention have announced the first case of Ebola in the United States on Tuesdays 30th 2014. It is understood that the patient is being treated in a hospital in Dallas. Texas Health Presbyterian stated late on Monday 29th October 2014 that it had admitted a patient into strict isolation "based on the patient’s symptoms and recent travel history."The report also said that the patient recently returned to Dallas after a travel to Liberia,West Africa.

CPD have confirmed that the standard hospital infection control measure should help curb the spread of the virus.

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